Fundamentals of Income Tax, Volume 1: Personal Tax

Vern Krishna

November 2014
ISBN: 978-0-7798-6406-5


Tax law evolves annually with new budgets that introduce new concepts and an increasing volume of case law. In recent years, there has been a significant shift, both in statutory and case law, in the method of interpreting the Income Tax Act. This text captures all of the significant changes in tax law, including statutory provisions, case law and the administrative practices of the Canada Revenue Agency. There have also been several major cases in the Supreme Court which are introduced in this text.

The author incorporates superlative finding tools: a detailed Table of Contents, a Table of Cases cited and a complete Topical Index. Most importantly Professor Krishna provides a comprehensive topical bibliography following every chapter to facilitate further research.

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About the Author:

Vern Krishna is a national expert in the area of tax law, international tax, and business law. He has been active in both of his professions – law and accounting. He has been a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1990 and served as its elected head [Treasurer] from 2001 to 2003. He was elected President of the Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario in 1995.  Professor Krishna is the author of twelve texts in tax, international tax, and business law, and numerous articles and case comments. His writings are frequently cited by the Supreme Court of Canada. He served as a Commissioner on the Ontario Securities Commission from 1995 to 1998 and was a Visiting Scholar in International Tax at Harvard Law School from 1998 to 1999. 

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